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Acid (Japanese: ようかいえき Corrosive Liquid) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.
Generations I and II
Acid does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
In Stadium, Acid has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense.
Acid will hit both opponents in a Double Battle.
Acid has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.
In Triple Battles, Acid will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.
|| A Poison-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of lowering the target's Defense.
|| A Poison-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of lowering the target's Defense.
|| An attack that may lower Defense.
|| Sprays a hide-melting acid. May lower Defense.
|| The foe is sprayed with a harsh, hide- melting acid that may lower Defense.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It may also lower the user's Defense by one level.
|| The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's Special Defense by 1 level.
|| The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. The acid may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.
|| The opposing Pokemon are attacked with a spray of harsh acid. This may also lower their Sp. Def stats.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- Acid has no effect on Steel-type Pokémon, despite that real-life acids react very strongly with most metals.
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